Love & Respect, by Emerson Eggerichs

The book is built upon the theory that the "primary emotional needs" for men and women, respectively are that men need respect and women need love... the more respect a woman shows her husband, the more love and kindness he will show her" -- wikipedia

Morning Miracle, by Hal Elrod

The book encourages readers to wake up earlier and spend time on personal development activities, such as meditation, exercise, journaling, and reading, before starting their day -- amazon

"There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs."

Attributed to motivational speaker Zig Ziglar.

HeartMath App & Sensor

Priority request. HRV biofeedback to help you access a healthy and high performance state called heart coherence which balances your mind and emotions. This helps prevent stress and clears your thinking for more effective choices

"stay in your lane"

An integrous boundary thing.

Healing the Shame that Binds You, by John Bradshaw

"...This book has helped millions identify their personal shame, understand the underlying reasons for it, address these root causes and release themselves from the shame that binds them to their past failures" --Amazon

Many Lives, Many Masters, by Brian L. Weiss

"The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives"

alchemical hypnotherapy

"opens you to your inner world and attunes the body to the higher frequencies that the inner self provide. It teaches you to access your own unique spiritual guides and learn to work and interact with them daily to make changes in your life" --

Emotional Blackmail, by Susan Forward

When the people in your life use fear, obligation, and guilt to manipulate you. The author provides a practical guide to better communication that will break the blackmail cycle for good. --Amazon

having a beard vs. being clean shaven

Calibrated: the level at which this is a question of significance. Levels lower or higher likely don't care much one way or the other.

“Do what makes you happy”

Pretty good life advice.

learning from your mistakes

Are mistakes just valuable life lessons?

Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie

How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. A self-help book that has helped millions of readers understand codependency, the concept of losing oneself in the name of helping another --

abdicating one’s power

request: also, what is a good way to mitigate this? It often occurs to me, that even by fighting to reclaim it you have already bought the premise that your power is vulnerable?

T/F: All depression is a consequence of negative beliefs

Request: Is the idea of ‘clinical depression’ a seductive rejection of responsibility or a well-founded diagnosis?